Chris Moar Aguiar
As we home in on the final months of the season, it’s clear that this NBA campaign has been one of sheer unpredictability. Perhaps not at the top of either the Western or Eastern conferences, but certainly e […]
Chris Moar Aguiar catches up with former professional surfer Sofia Marques to learn more about surfing becoming an Olympic sport and its long-term future.
Sofia surfed in competitions for 15 years after m […]
A thrilling 2016-17 NBA season has thus far delivered entertainment, elite individual performances and plenty controversy.
But, best of all, we have only just reached the halfway mark. Allow Elephant Sport to […]
Venezuelan baseball players have slowly started dominating the Major League Baseball in North America. While many have been quick to attribute the successes of said Venezuelans to the US influence, baseball in the […]
With every team in the NBA having reached a minimum 20 games, we have arrived at the second quarter of the regular season.
The first was enthralling, unpredictable and offered up many exciting moments. […]
Picture being 5’9” in a sport where the average man towers over you with a seven-inch advantage. Now picture being one of the best players in your position, despite that height differential. That’s Isaiah Tho […]
Chris Moar Aguiar wrote a new post, How a pursuit of mastery turned Osipczak away from the UFC, on the site Elephant Sport 2 years, 3 months ago
It’s June 20th, 2009. ‘Slick’ Nick Osipczak forces Frank Lester to tap-out in the first ever UK v US Ultimate Fighter series in the United States. His unique submission move sees his name echo around the MMA co […]
Chris Moar Aguiar wrote a new post, Top five worst officiating decisions in NBA history, on the site Elephant Sport 2 years, 3 months ago
In light of the recent drama between the Toronto Raptors and the Sacramento Kings, Elephant Sport decided to take a look at some of the worst decisions of all time in the NBA.
5) Raptors’ Ross Robbed
On N […]
Ian Hawkey has recently published his second book, Di Stéfano, following the critical success of his debut outing Feet of the Chameleon.
Elephant Sport caught up with the esteemed author and journalist to tal […]
Chris Moar Aguiar wrote a new post, Gentrification and its impact on youth sports in Brixton, on the site Elephant Sport 2 years, 3 months ago
Take a stroll through Brixton and you’ll notice boarded-up shops and evidence of protest in this culturally diverse corner of south London.
In early 2016, many social housing estates in the area began to und […]
As any skateboarder will tell you, negative stereotypes about their sport are widespread – just ask Osei Ugwu.
The Nigerian-born Londoner has been skating for as long as he can remember. Yet his ethnicity, […]
Chris Moar Aguiar wrote a new post, How Pablo Escobar revolutionised Colombian football, on the site Elephant Sport 2 years, 4 months ago
When Pablo Escobar was murdered in 1993, it was calculated that, at his very peak, the drug-lord was worth $25 billion (inflation included).
Having run the Medellín cartel for a rampant 20 years, the Co […]
You might be forgiven for thinking that rugby union barely registers on the radar of most Spanish sports fans, but its popularity among them is growing rapidly.
Clubs are now going professional, and the […]
Chris Moar Aguiar wrote a new post, How playing in Spain turned Fisk’s fortunes around, on the site Elephant Sport 2 years, 4 months ago
Jon Hartson recently argued that Scottish prodigy Oliver Burke should have joined the English Premier League rather than a Bundesliga club.
In the former striker-turned-pundit’s words: “The Premier League would […]
Elephant Sport Podcast – Golden Boy Award Special
Elephant Sport correspondents Chris Aguiar, Caleb Sage, Kortney Hudson, Umar Chouhdry, Hassan Abdullah and Dan Thomas discuss the aftermath of the Golden Boy […]
Chris Moar Aguiar wrote a new post, Forget Steph and LeBron – Harden will be 2017’s MVP, on the site Elephant Sport 2 years, 4 months ago
“MVP and he’ll lead us to the finals…”
Those were the words of Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley in pre-season regarding James Harden’s upcoming year.
Are those expectations high? Perhaps. After all, […]
Following the best Brazilian Paralympic athletes post London 2012, Paratodos takes an uplifting and eye-opening look at the successes and struggles of these stars.
“At times, people believe in me […]
Football Freestyle Fever
Elephant Sport correspondents Hassan Abdullah, Christopher Aguiar, Umar Chodhury, Kortney Hudson, Caleb Sage and Daniel Thomas head down to London Southbank to interview some of […]